Isobel Hope Murfitt (1893 - 1949)

Isobel Hope Murfitt
1893 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Isobel Hope Murfitt was born in 1893. She was born to Willis John Murfitt and Janet Wight Murfitt. She died in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at age 56.
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Isobel Hope Murfitt passed away in 1949 in Warnambool, Australia at age 56. She was born in 1893. She was born to Willis John Murfitt and Janet Wight Murfitt.
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In 1893, in the year that Isobel Hope Murfitt was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1900, by the time she was just 7 years old, the German physicist Max Planck formulated an energy theory, postulating the existence of "quanta," which lays the groundwork for the quantum theory of modern physics. In December, he introduced a paper on the Planck postulate which stated that E=hv - the energy of a photon is proportional to its frequency times a constant. Planck won a Nobel Prize in 1918 for his work in theoretical Physics.

In 1927, by the time she was 34 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1932, at the age of 39 years old, Isobel was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1949, in the year of Isobel Hope Murfitt's passing, on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

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